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Thuvia, Maid of Mars – Chapter 11: “Green Men and White Apes” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XI GREEN MEN AND WHITE APES A Torquasian sword smote a glancing blow across the forehead of Carthoris. He had a fleeting vision of soft arms about his neck, and warm lips close to his before he lost consciousness. Read More!

Thuvia, Maid of Mars – Chapter 10: “Kar Komak, The Bowman” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER X KAR KOMAK, THE BOWMAN As Carthoris moved through the forest toward the distant cliffs with Thuvia’s hand still tight pressed in his, he wondered a little at the girl’s continued silence, yet the contact of her cool palm Read More!

Thuvia, Maid of Mars – “Chapter 9: The Battle in the Plain” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER IX THE BATTLE IN THE PLAIN The distance from the bottom of the funnel to the floor of the chamber beneath it could not have been great, for all three of the victims of Tario’s wrath alighted unscathed. Carthoris, Read More!

Thuvia, Maid of Mars – “Chapter 8: The Hall of Doom” – By Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER VIII THE HALL OF DOOM As Thuvia of Ptarth saw Carthoris depart from the presence of Tario, leaving her alone with the man, a sudden qualm of terror seized her. There was an air of mystery pervading the stately Read More!

Thuvia, Maid of Mars – “Chapter 6: The Jeddak of Lothar” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER VI THE JEDDAK OF LOTHAR The girl looked her incredulity. “They lay in piles,” she murmured. “There were thousands of them but a minute ago.” “And now,” continued Carthoris, “there remain but the banths and the carcasses of the Read More!

Thuvia, Maid of Mars – “CHAPTER V THE FAIR RACE” By Edgar Rice Burroughs

Chapter 5:  The Fair Race Downward along a smooth, broad floor led the strange tunnel, for such Carthoris was now convinced was the nature of the shaft he at first had thought but a cave. Before him he could hear Read More!

Thuvia, Maid of Mars – “Chapter 4: A Green Man’s Captive” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER IV A GREEN MAN’S CAPTIVE When the light of day broke upon the little craft to whose deck the Princess of Ptarth had been snatched from her father’s garden, Thuvia saw that the night had wrought a change in Read More!

Thuvia, Maid of Mars – “Chapter 3: Treachery” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER III TREACHERY The day following the coming of Vas Kor to the palace of the Prince of Helium great excitement reigned throughout the twin cities, reaching its climax in the palace of Carthoris. Word had come of the abduction Read More!

Thuvia, Maid of Mars – “Chapter 1: Carthoris and Thuvia” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

  CHAPTER I CARTHORIS AND THUVIA Upon a massive bench of polished ersite beneath the gorgeous blooms of a giant pimalia a woman sat. Her shapely, sandalled foot tapped impatiently upon the jewel-strewn walk that wound beneath the stately sorapus Read More!

The Warlord of Mars – “The New Ruler” by Edgar Rice Burroughs (Final Chapter)

THE NEW RULER The flier upon whose deck Dejah Thoris and I found ourselves after twelve long years of separation proved entirely useless. Her buoyancy tanks leaked badly. Her engine would not start. We were helpless there in mid air Read More!

The Warlord of Mars – “The Tide of Battle” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

THE TIDE OF BATTLE But Solan’s last loud cry had not been without effect, for a moment later a dozen guardsmen burst into the chamber, though not before I had so bent and demolished the great switch that it could Read More!

The Warlord of Mars – “Follow the Rope” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

“FOLLOW THE ROPE” What could it mean? “Follow the rope.” What rope? Presently I recalled the cord that had been attached to the parcel when it fell at my side, and after a little groping my hand came in contact Read More!

The Warlord of Mars – “With the Yellow Men” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

WITH THE YELLOW MEN Thuvan Dihn was not long in joining me; and, though we found the hooked weapon a strange and savage thing with which to deal, the three of us soon despatched the five black-bearded warriors who opposed Read More!

The Warlords of Mars – “Through the Carrion Caves” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

THROUGH THE CARRION CAVES Straight toward the north, day and night, our destination compass led us after the fleeing flier upon which it had remained set since I first attuned it after leaving the thern fortress. Early in the second Read More!

The Warlord of Mars – “The Temple of the Sun” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

THE TEMPLE OF THE SUN There was nothing for it now other than to fight; nor did I have any advantage as I sprang, sword in hand, into the corridor before the two therns, for my untimely sneeze had warned Read More!

The Warlord of Mars – “Under the Mountains” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

UNDER THE MOUNTAINS As we advanced up the river which winds beneath the Golden Cliffs out of the bowels of the Mountains of Otz to mingle its dark waters with the grim and mysterious Iss the faint glow which had Read More!

The Gods of Mars – “Chapter 22: Victory and Defeat” by Edgar Rice Burroughs (Final Chapter)

CHAPTER XXII VICTORY AND DEFEAT “John Carter, John Carter,” she sobbed, with her dear head upon my shoulder; “even now I can scarce believe the witness of my own eyes. When the girl, Thuvia, told me that you had returned Read More!

The Gods of Mars – “Chapter 21: Through Flood and Flame” by Edgar Rice Burroughs

CHAPTER XXI THROUGH FLOOD AND FLAME Yersted’s information convinced me that there was no time to be lost. I must reach the Temple of Issus secretly before the forces under Tars Tarkas assaulted at dawn. Once within its hated walls Read More!